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Sophie Webb

Sophie Webb
  • 9500 Gilman Dr
    Mail Code: 0533
    La Jolla , California 92093

MA: UC San Diego, Sociology, 2021

BA: Simon Fraser University, History (Hons.), 2019




Research Interests: Medical sociology, bioethics, public health, health inequities




Sophie Webb studies the pathway from ethics to implementation in public health. She is interested in understanding how decisions made in allocating and prioritizing limited health resources can impact health inequities. Her current research uses an interdisciplinary approach to investigate different prioritization schemes of the COVID vaccine. She is also interested in feminist theory, specifically the politics and ethics of care, which enriches her understanding of the multifaceted implications of globalization on various societal structures and practices



Webb, Sophie. 2021. “Review of Diagnosing Desire: Biopolitics and Femininity into the Twenty-First Century by Alyson K. Spurgas. (The Ohio State University Press).” Lateral 10(2). doi: 10.25158/L10.2.XX.